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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Lorton Road, Cockermouth

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • EPC Band D
  • Refurbished Period Semi
  • Excellent Rear extension
  • High quality fitments/fixtures
  • Garage, Parking, Gardens
  • Gas central heating
  • Walking distance to town

Full description

All the style and elegance of a period semi tastefully combined with thoughtful modern improvements have resulted in the creation of a stunning home both inside and out. Think bay window, grand fireplaces, painted wooden shutters, well proportioned rooms, larger than average garage with timber doors and the exterior carrying the trademark exposed Art and Craft style timber of the era. Add to this Farrow and Ball colour schemes, Villeroy and Bosch bathroom fitments, fully integrated Bosh kitchen appliances and subtle telecommunications and you have both character and the perfect modern day family home.

Franklynn comprises a grand entrance with two beautifiul reception rooms and a large family room leading to a sun-blessed patio terrace. Natural stone steps lead to further gardens complete with summer house and a fell view. To the first floor are three super sized bedrooms, two benefitting from fitted furniture and a stunning bathroom with 4 piece suite, No problems with parking on this drive, although the amenities offered by the Cockermouth gem town are just a short walk away so you could tuck your car away in the garage.

Property Specification - The vendors of this property have taken the refurbishment of this property over the past 3 years seriously ensuring work carried out to standard including:

EII Certificate of Compliance 6793048
Tanking of walls to the garage
New Worcester guaranteed gas central heating boiler fitted in 2012

Entrance - Access via composite door with attractive glazed and leaded panels and chrome door furniture, slate tiled storm porch, slate steps.

Entrance Hall Way - Stripped and polished exposed timber work, dado rail, contemporary feature wallpaper, coving to ceiling, understairs storage cupboard, radiator, access to:

Reception Room 1 - 12'0" x 11'3" (3.66m x 3.43m) - Front aspect uPVC window with fitted wooden shutters, outlook to garden, living flame gas fire set within attractive light coloured decorative fire surround having mantle and hearth, coving to ceiling, radiator, tv point.

Reception Room 2 - 14'7" x 11'10" (4.45m x 3.61m) - Front aspect bay window with fitted wooden shutters, living flame gas fire set within light coloured fire place with mantle and hearth. Decorative cornice to ceiling with ceiling rose, radiator. Sky tv point and telephone point.

Living Kitchen - 23'10" x 16'8" (max) (7.26m x 5.08m ( max)) - An L-shaped Multi aspect room with fitted wooden shutters and made to measure Roman blinds giving access to the gardens, access to loft, coving to ceiling, radiator, Karndene high quality vinyl flooring. Family room comprises:

Comprehensive range of country-style cream base, wall and display cabinets with distinctive antiqued handles and block style worktop over with complimentary tiling. Integrated Bosch electric oven with four ring Bosch gas hob and chimney style extractor . New Gorenje integrated fridge with Gorenje integrated freezer, housing and plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. Understairs cupboard with electric light and power points, shelving and cloaks hanging space.

Designated dining space with opportunity to extend relaxation into courtyard garden.

Stairs And Landing - Stairway with stripped and polished oak balustrade leads to first floor with uPVC rear aspect window on half landing. Access to loft, coving to ceiling, dado rail with attractive feature paper. Access to all bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom One - 12'0" x 11'10" (3.66m x 3.61m) - Front aspect uPVC window with fitted wooden shutters, coving to ceiling, radiator. Attractive feature wall.

Bedroom Two - 10'2" x 9'5" min (3.10m x 2.87m min) - Front aspect uPVC windows with fitted wooden shutters. Full length range of fitted wardrobes by Sharps comprising shelving and hanging rails. Picture rail, telephone point, coving to ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12'6" x 7'10" (3.81m x 2.39m) - Rear aspect uPVC window with fitted wooden shutters. Triple wardrobe in mocha/cream with shelving and hanging rails. Radiator, telephone point, coving to ceiling.

Bathroom - 7'11" x 7'6" (2.41m x 2.29m) - Refit by 'Town & Country' of Carlisle comprising Villeroy and Bosch suite incorporating bath having central integrated fitment and contemporary hand shower, mains power shower with dual rainfall shower heads enclosed within cubicle having a white linear tile , wash hand basin, low level wc, triple mirrored wall mounted cabinets incorporating shaver point, LED spotlights to ceiling, oak herringbone wooden floor with underfloor heating. Tongue and groove fitted to lower walls finished in a contemporary grey colour.

External - Front - Mainly laid to lawn with brick faced borders stocked with shrubs, confirers and annuals. Multi vehicle gated driveway leading to garage. Outside lighting and outside electricity covered point, Gate to rear garden.

Garage - 16'9" x 13'4" (5.11m x 4.06m) - Double timber garage doors, Utility space with housing for white goods and grey laminate worktop, Worcester gas central heating boiler (fitted in 2012), fluorescent light strips, shelving, NB: The garage has fully tanked walls and is vented for tumble drier.

External - Rear - Ground level patio faced in natural stone with raised beds stocked with shrub, conifer, and annuals, outside light, water tap. Stairway with wrought iron handle leads to terraces. Terrace one is paved with a brick faced bed stocked with shrubs and annual plants. Terrace two is a decked area with a timber balustrade. A timber built summer house, with electricity, windows to front and both sides .

Council Tax - We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council that this property is placed in Tax Band C.

Directions - The property is best approached by taking Lorton Road at Sainsbury's and following the road until reaching the cemetry on your left hand side. Franklynn can be found directly opposite set back from the road bordered by similar privately owned properties.

To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.

Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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06 July 2016


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